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#3008563 - 10/31/12 06:13 AM Meat slicer
FULLDRAWXX75
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I am curious if anyone here has or has had a non-commercial/homeowner sized meat slicer that they would be willing to comment on...............good & bad info. would be helpful

I own just about every other piece of processing/kitchen tools but that one, I am thinking about asking for one for Christmas from my kids, but would like to have some hands on feedback from someone who may use one.

Thanks

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#3008575 - 10/31/12 06:22 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
archer19
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You taking about the bandsaw type?
Curious about one of those myself.
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#3008579 - 10/31/12 06:26 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: archer19]
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No, not a bandsaw.

A meat slicer like they use in a deli to slice meat/cheese with.

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#3008936 - 10/31/12 10:05 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
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I have been looking for one also. After my experiences with cheap electric grinders, I have been holding out to find a used commercial grade slicer at auction for a good price.
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#3009968 - 10/31/12 09:35 PM Re: Meat slicer [Re: JimFromTN]
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I have a cheap one I got at a yard sale about 8 yrs ago never had a problem with it at all it works great but it doesnt have a name anywhere on it
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#3010264 - 11/01/12 07:19 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: JimFromTN]
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 Originally Posted By: JimFromTN
I have been looking for one also. After my experiences with cheap electric grinders, I have been holding out to find a used commercial grade slicer at auction for a good price.


I hear ya there, but the commercial ones are dang expensive and rather large, I am limited on space at the moment. It would be nice once I finish my workshop and get the processing room done.

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#3010355 - 11/01/12 08:18 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
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Bet they are a pain the arse to clean.
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#3010387 - 11/01/12 08:29 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: Poser]
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We have one that we use to cut up meat for jerky and have been using it for 3 years and it is really great! I can't remember the brand but it came from Lowes I think.
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#3010411 - 11/01/12 08:40 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: Dodge Man]
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I'm thinking about it, and it seems hard to justify purchasing a butcher quality meat slicer unless you do a serious amount of deli meats, have a very large family or are making it available for your friends and neighbors to use.

I'm not sure what the breaking point is, but a razor sharp carving knife should get the job done for for 2-4 people, no problem. Unless you just want one to be a complete butcher, in which case, go for it. I'd check around for a used one. A butcher shop recently closed in Memphis and they had a online auction of everything including a 9 inch thick butcher's block that I would have LOVED to got my hands on.
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#3010515 - 11/01/12 09:28 AM Re: Meat slicer [Re: Poser]
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I got a cheap one from service merchandise about 7 years ago that works fine for slicing roasts and any boneless cuts.
great for corned venison and deli meats.
have seen them at wal mart for around $60.
easy to clean and work fine.
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